Monday, October 15, 2012

Challenge #18 {a picture inspiration}

Happy Autumn!  Judy here, ready to share a bit of inspiration.  Today's challenge came about through my addiction love of Pinterest.  I often explore Pinterest on my phone as I am drifting off to sleep.  Sometimes I am looking for scrapbooking inspiration, recipes to feed my family, a good joke to laugh a hard day away, or visual inspiration for crafting or home decor.  The challenge today is a photo/picture inspiration.  I found this pin and fell in love:

This picture is just amazing, full of potential.  The pink and orange.  The inky appearance.  The mixture of patterns and textures.  I swear I see a dragonfly in there too!  The project I created for this week was a mini album for my daughter, Ella.  She has been begging me to make her a mini album for months!  Keeping with the color scheme and mixture of patterns, here is my project:

Here is a photo of the inside, highlighting the different textures.  I had so much fun creating this little book for my little girl.  She was excited mommy was making a complete book for her!

Without further ado, the rest of The Paper Girls projects:

Charity kept with the color scheme and mixture of patterns to create this stunning layout documenting a beautiful summer outing.  I love how she has a double banner across the top.

Charissa, documented a precious family moment, any mother can relate to her sentiments in her journaling.  She is very blessed.  I like how she filled the negative space (the title, circles, and heart) with paper she inked and stamped on.  She really captures the inspirational photo. 

Kyla, created this stunning birthday card.  I especially like the splattering of orange ink, it looks like confetti.  The pops of grey are just lovely.

Erica created this fun layout about a pair of shoes.  I love how bright and whimsical her layout is.  The circles seem to pop off the page and give the layout a sense of movement.

Kristy's layout uses her adorable daughter and her (beautiful) self as subjects.  I like how she found inspiration, the paper using to mat her photo is full of details and is all inky/painty!  The wave of bling and pink is just perfect!

I hope you are able to find inspiration from the picture and our projects, I cannot wait to see what you create!  If you want to join in and submit an entry to our challenge use our linky tool down below to link up your photo! The deadline for this Challenge is Saturday, October 27th. Please let us know in the comments if you have any questions or problems. has chosen Kerys as the winner of challenge #17 with #1.  Wow!
Congratulations Kerys
! I love your layout of your daughter, just precious.
Please e-mail us at and Charissa will get your prize right to you!

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How to Join the Fun at the Paper Girls Challenge Blog:

1. Start by following our blog. To do so, click on the "Join this site" button on the right hand side of our blog.
2. We will post new challenges the first and third Monday of every month. It will be up to you to create a project that has been inspired by our challenge!
3. Your entry should be made after the challenge has been posted. We will not say no to older projects but we prefer to see your new creations!
4. Create a blog post about your entry and make sure to include a link back to The Paper Girls Challenge Blog. If you do not have a blog, you may post on our Facebook page and then link that photo to our linky. However, please only do this if you do not have a blog.
5. Add a link to your blog post (or Facebook photo) on our Challenge using the Inlinkz tool located at the bottom of our posts. Please make sure you link the actual post with your entry and not your blog's address.
6. The Deadline for each challenge will be the Saturday at 11:59pm MST before the next challenge is posted. This will give you 1 week and 6 days to complete your projects.
7. Please limit your entries to 3 per person per challenge.
8. We use to pick the winner. Prizes will be sent directly from the hostess of the challenge. At this time, we can only ship to US and Canadian address, due to postage rates. We hope this will change in the future. In the meantime, we love to see creations from all over the world!
9. The most important thing is to have Fun!


Anonymous said...

I love the inspiration photo!! Thanks so much for the challenge; the DT projects are wonderful!

CG said...

Thank you for the AWESOME inspiration! Love the DT projects, wow!